Today’s Names – Kelby and Taja

Today’s names of the day are Kelby and Taja.

Kelby is a boy’s name of Old Norse, Old English origin. The meaning of Kelby is “a farm near a stream.” Kelby can also be used as a girl’s name too.

The name is a rare name for a boy. Most recently, Kelby showed up as a top 1000 name in 1995, ranking at 945. The name reached its peak popularity in 1991 when Kelby came in at a rank of 745.

Today’s girl name, Taja, is of Hindi, Sanskrit origin. The meaning of Taja is “crown.”

Taja is a rare name for a girl. It was last in the most popular top 1000 names in 1988, with a rank of 726. The most popular it has ever been was in 1988 when Taja ranked 726.

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Top Names of 2010 – Finally Released by the SSA

Right around Mother’s Day, as expected, the Social Security Administration has released the top names for 2010.

As promised, we done a quick turnaround on the data and we have it live on the site.  Jacob and Isabella hold the number 1 spot again this year.  Check out more here for the Most Popular Names of 2010.

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Dante and Justice

Today’s names of the day are Dante and Justice.

Dante is a boy’s name of Italian, Latin, Spanish origin. The meaning of Dante is “lasting, enduring.”

The name is an uncommon name for a boy. Most recently, Dante showed up as a top 1000 name in 2009, ranking at 291. The name reached its peak popularity in 1997 when Dante came in at a rank of 200.

Today’s girl name, Justice, is of English origin. The meaning of Justice is “the quality of being fair or just.” Justice is a virtue name and is one of the cardinal virtues, which include prudence, fortitude, temperance, and justice. Justice can also be used as a boy’s name too.

Justice is a rare name for a girl. It was last in the most popular top 1000 names in 2009, with a rank of 557. The most popular it has ever been was in 1995 when Justice ranked 261.

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Bailey and Demi – Todays Names

Today’s names of the day are Bailey and Demi.

Bailey is a boy’s name of Old English origin. The meaning of Bailey is “berry clearing, city fortification.” Bailey can also be used as a girl’s name too.

The name is a rare name for a boy. Most recently, Bailey showed up as a top 1000 name in 2009, ranking at 941. The name reached its peak popularity in 1997 when Bailey came in at a rank of 151.

Today’s girl name, Demi, is of English, French origin. The meaning of Demi is “half.”

Demi is a rare name for a girl. It was last in the most popular top 1000 names in 2009, with a rank of 883. The most popular it has ever been was in 1995 when Demi ranked 612.

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Cordell and Viridiana

Cordell and ViridianaToday’s names of the day are Cordell and Viridiana.

Cordell is a boy’s name of English, Old French origin. The meaning of Cordell is “cord maker.”

The name is a rare name for a boy. Most recently, Cordell showed up as a top 1000 name in 2008, ranking at 784. The name reached its peak popularity in 1998 when Cordell came in at a rank of 531.

Today’s girl name, Viridiana, is of Latin origin. The meaning of Viridiana is “green.” Viridiana was an Italian saint.

Viridiana is a rare name for a girl. It was last in the most popular top 1000 names in 1996, with a rank of 944. The most popular it has ever been was in 1995 when Viridiana ranked 840.

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Tariq and Darby

Tariq and DarbyToday’s names of the day are Tariq and Darby.

Tariq is a boy’s name of Arabic origin. The meaning of Tariq is “evening caller.”

The name is a rare name for a boy. Most recently, Tariq showed up as a top 1000 name in 2004, ranking at 873. The name reached its peak popularity in 1998 when Tariq came in at a rank of 443.

Today’s girl name, Darby, is of Old English origin. The meaning of Darby is “deer park.” Darby can also be used as a boy’s name too.

Darby is a rare name for a girl. It was last in the most popular top 1000 names in 2002, with a rank of 952. The most popular it has ever been was in 1995 when Darby ranked 499.

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Jared and Rachel – Today’s Names

Jared and RachelToday’s names of the day are Jared and Rachel.

Jared is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin. The meaning of Jared is “descending, going down.”

The name is a somewhat common name for a boy. Most recently, Jared showed up as a top 1000 name in 2009, ranking at 213. The name reached its peak popularity in 1998 when Jared came in at a rank of 51.

Today’s girl name, Rachel, is of Hebrew origin. The meaning of Rachel is “ewe, female sheep.” Rachel was Jacob’s wife, described as being “beautiful in form”. It was also the character played by Jennifer Aniston’s in the TV series “Friends.” In Spain, Raquel is a popular variation. Rachel can also be used as a boy’s name too.

Rachel is a pretty common name for a girl. It was last in the most popular top 1000 names in 2009, with a rank of 90. The most popular it has ever been was in 1996 when Rachel ranked 9.

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Nikhil and Kali – Today’s Names of the day

Nikhil and KaliToday’s names of the day are Nikhil and Kali.

Nikhil is a boy’s name of Hindi origin. The meaning of Nikhil is “whole, all.”

The name is a rare name for a boy. Most recently, Nikhil showed up as a top 1000 name in 2009, ranking at 862. The name reached its peak popularity in 1999 when Nikhil came in at a rank of 818.

Today’s girl name, Kali, is of Hindi, Sanskrit origin. The meaning of Kali is “black.”

Kali is an uncommon name for a girl. It was last in the most popular top 1000 names in 2009, with a rank of 499. The most popular it has ever been was in 1996 when Kali ranked 332.

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Destin and Precious – Today’s names

Destin and PreciousToday’s names of the day are Destin and Precious.

Destin is a boy’s name of French origin. The meaning of Destin is “destiny.”

The name is a rare name for a boy. Most recently, Destin showed up as a top 1000 name in 2006, ranking at 943. The name reached its peak popularity in 1999 when Destin came in at a rank of 707.

Today’s girl name, Precious, is of Latin origin. The meaning of Precious is “of great value, highly esteemed.”

Precious is a rare name for a girl. It was last in the most popular top 1000 names in 2009, with a rank of 783. The most popular it has ever been was in 1996 when Precious ranked 378.

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Today’s Names of the Day are Garrison and Emily

Garrison and EmilyToday’s names of the day are Garrison and Emily.

Garrison is a boy’s name of Middle English origin. The meaning of Garrison is “fortified settlement or town, stronghold.”

The name is a rare name for a boy. Most recently, Garrison showed up as a top 1000 name in 2009, ranking at 953. The name reached its peak popularity in 1999 when Garrison came in at a rank of 566.

Today’s girl name, Emily, is of Latin origin. The meaning of Emily is “eager, laborious.”

Emily is a very popular, top 10 name for a girl. It was last in the most popular top 1000 names in 2009, with a rank of 6. The most popular it has ever been was in 1996 when Emily ranked 1.

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